New Lord Lieutenant for county

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SIR John Peace has been unveiled as the Queen’s new Lord-Lieutenant for Nottinghamshire following an announcement from Downing Street last week.

Sir John will succeed Sir Andrew Buchanan as the representative of the Crown in the county when he retires on 21st July.

Mick Burrows, chief executive of Nottinghamshire County Council, said it had been a privilege to work with Sir Andrew.

“We are privileged to have Sir John appointed. He is very well respected locally, nationally and internationally and brings with him a wealth of experience,” Mr Burrows added.